Banana nut bread

A perfect side dish for brunch.

July 4, 2011 13:15
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1 1/3 cup sugar
½ cup margarine or butter (if dairy)
2 eggs, beat well
2 or 3 bananas, mashed with fork
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup buttermilk (1/2 cup coffee rich and 1 tablespoon white vinegar)
½ cup chopped nuts
1 teaspoon vanilla

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1. Cream together sugar and margarine. Add eggs, beat well, and then add bananas.

2. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add to the banana mixture.

3. Add the buttermilk and vanilla extract. Fold in the nuts. Grease and flour bread pan, or 9 x 4 inch pan.

4. Pour the batter in the pan and let set out 10 minutes in pan before baking. Bake for 55 minutes in a 350 degree oven.

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